Mary Walter

Obituary of Mary Margaret Thalman Walter

Mary Margaret Thalman Walter, 89 of Fairmont WV passed away on August 31, 2022 at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport. She was born April 24th, 1933 in Vandalia, Illinois, the daughter of the late Leslie Alfred Thalman and Ruby Gilley Thalman. Mary is survived by loving husband, Joseph H. Walter; four children, Michael Walter and his wife Sandy of North Ogden UT, L. Joseph Walter and his wife Nancy of Sterling, VA, Margaret Krueger and her husband Rick of Fairmont, and Sarah Zeigler and her husband Michael of West Leechburg, PA; nine grandchildren, Heather, Patrick, Luke, Molly, Jaison, Marc, Laurel, Steven, and Rachel; and nine great-grandchildren. Mary was a graduate of Vandalia High School and a member of Central United Methodist Church. She enjoyed fabric painting, puzzles, and was a Thomas Kincaid collector. The family requests memorial contributions be made in Mary’s memory to Central United Methodist Church, 301 Fairmont Ave., Fairmont, WV 26554. The family will receive friends at Ford Funeral Home, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont, WV 26554, on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at 11 a.m. with Reverend Brad Bennett officiating. A committal service will follow at Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens in Westover. Online condolences may be made to the family at